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How to make a 3D scanner from an Xbox 360 Kinect

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How many times have you sat there and thought about getting a 3D Scanner? If you are in to 3D printing then it’s probably a lot. If you go online and look for a 3D scanner you will find a lot of them with extremely high price tags. From $120 - $32,000. Seems a bit crazy on the high end but you are paying for the resolution. The idea behind a 3D scanner is that you use a laser that bounces back to a camera to tell it the contours of the model. Well what does a Kinect do? It scans a body for motion tracking using lasers and a camera. BINGO, there is a 3D scanner waiting to be used.
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Kanex GoPower Plus Premium Portable Power

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Kanex GoPower Plus Premium Portable Power for iPhone + Android…
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Cherry MX-Board 3.0 Blue Switch

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In the line of MX-based keyboards the Cherry MX-Board 3.0 comes out strong with its design of this fantastic keyboard, however...
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These Biobot Cockroaches Could Save Lives

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Real-life cockroaches are known for being pretty tough, and now…
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Rowkin Bit Stereo Earphones

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Harnessing the power of tiny, Rowkin has introduced a device that…
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Hands on with the Lenovo Yoga Book

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In Juanuary 2008 Apple announced the original Macbook Air and within months everyone wanted one just to be seen with it. It was as much a computing device as it was a fashion statement. There have been a few devices of this kind over the years, devices you wanted to be seen with. The new Lenovo Yoga Book is such a device, it begs to be picked up, and you want it to be looked at. The Yoga Book brings innovation to tablets and 2 in 1's as well as an impressive feature list, and it does it all with style.
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  • Announcement written by: on Mar 20 2017, 11:25 am

    Kingston Digital Ships Second-most SSDs in Channel Worldwide in 2016 

    • 16 Percent Market Share
    • Data Compiled by Industry Research Firm Forward Insights 

    Fountain Valley, CA – March 20, 2017Kingston Digital, Inc., the Flash memory affiliate of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the independent world leader in memory products, today announced it owns 16 percent of the global channel SSD unit market share for 2016. Data was compiled by the research firm, Forward Insights, which has been analyzing the non-volatile semiconductor industry since 2008. Forward Insights has been at the forefront of providing independent market analysis and information to many manufacturers including Kingston.

     According to Forward Insights, a total of 63 million SSDs were shipped worldwide in the channel in 2016 with Kingston® accounting for nearly 10.1 million units. The amount represented 16 percent or second-most in the global market, showing Kingston’s growth as one of the top suppliers of SSDs. The sales channel is comprised of distributors, resellers, retail/e-tail, system builders and solutions providers.

     “The desire to switch to SSDs continues to grow as consumers and corporate customers alike see the performance benefits of upgrading from hard-disk drives,” said Ariel Perez, SSD business manager, Kingston. “For nearly 30 years, Kingston’s focus and core sales strength has been with our channel partners worldwide. Our terrific relationship with them has helped make our SSD business grow globally since we shipped our first drive in 2009. The latest results from Forward Insights help validate these efforts and we certainly share this success with our channel partners.”

     “Our research showed third-party SSD manufacturers accounted for 60 percent of all channel shipments last year as a number of the semiconductor-based vendors de-emphasized their channel business,” said Gregory Wong, president & principal analyst, Forward Insights. “Although under allocation since mid-Q2 2016, channel shipments as a whole remained strong and Kingston was one of the top leaders in this category.”

     For more information visit

    Kingston can be found on:






  • Announcement written by: on Mar 16 2017, 2:44 pm

    EVGA SC17 Gaming Laptop – Now with NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology

    March 16th, 2017 – The EVGA SC17 1070 G-SYNC Gaming Laptop has arrived. Sporting a 4K-ready IPS panel with NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, this high performance laptop was meticulously crafted from the ground up for hardcore gamers, performance enthusiasts, and even overclockers. No shortcuts here. This new EVGA SC17 1070 laptop also features NVIDIA G-SYNC technology, which provides you more of what you want in a gaming experience with smooth, tear-free gameplay.

    EVGA SC17 1070 G-SYNC is Built for Enthusiasts

    • Express OC (EOC) – Instantly overclock with express button
    • True GUI BIOS – Overclocking controls and enthusiast features
    • Clear CMOS button – Built directly on chassis

    Incredible Hardware

    EVGA is known for performance hardware, and the EVGA SC17 1070 laptop is no exception. An Intel Core i7 6820HK Unlocked Process combined with an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 graphics gives you unbelievable performance in the latest games.

    Unibody Design

    An aluminum unibody design and thin 1.07in thickness makes this one of the sleekest laptops around.

    4K UHD Display

    An IPS display capable of delivering up to 4K resolution for crystal clear graphics and wide viewing angles. When its time to game, the GTX 1070 will take full advantage of the display’s integrated G-SYNC technology to make your gaming smooth and beautiful.

    Built to Overclock

    Overclocking on a laptop? Seems like a myth but we have nothing to hide here. A full GUI BIOS with full control over CPU Multipliers, Voltage, Memory Timings, Frequency and even GPU overclocking right inside the BIOS. The EVGA SC17 1070 G-SYNC Gaming Laptop even ships with EVGA PrecisionX Mobile to also give you complete control in Windows!

    Technical Specs

    • CPU: Intel Core i7 6820HK Unlocked
    • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1070 8GB GDDR5
    • Memory: 32GB G.Skill 2666MHz DDR4 SO-DIMM (16GBx2)
    • Display: 17.3in 4K UHD IPS G-SYNC Panel
    • Storage: 256GB M.2 NVMe PCI-E SSD + 1TB 7200RPM SATA 6G


    Learn more and buy now at

  • Announcement written by: on Mar 16 2017, 10:41 am

    Thermaltake New Core P1 Tempered Glass Edition

    Mini ITX Wall-Mount Chassis with Tt LCS Certification

    Compact, yet Compelling

    Taipei, TaiwanMarch 16th 2017-Thermaltake has always been a leader in computer cooling technology, product innovation, and many more. The Core P5 Gaming Chassis was first introduced in 2015, featuring an innovative open frame, panoramic viewing, and wall mount design. Today Thermaltake officially releases a new member to the Core P series, the newCore P1 Tempered Glass Mini ITX Wall-Mount Chassis. The Core P1 TG (Tempered Glass) edition makes a stunning display for liquid cooling PC systems without sacrificing performance and taking up too much desk space. Despite its compact size, the case still offers roomy installation space for the latest PC hardware, AIO and DIY liquid cooling solutions. Moreover, the Core P1 TG edition boasts an open frame design with a 5mm thick tempered glass panel to protect the components while allowing a panoramic viewing of the hardware inside. It also has the flexibility to mount the system in three different ways, including: wall-mount, vertical, and horizontal standing. The Core P1 Tempered Glass Edition Mini ITX Wall-Mount Chassis is widely available in the United States, Germany, United Kingdom, and Australia. Please contact the local Thermaltake sales representative for further information.

    For more details on the Thermaltake Core P1 Tempered Glass Edition Mini ITX Wall-Mount Chassis please visit:

    Where to Buy:

    USA Amazon  


    United Kingdom –Scan  

    Australia – Mwave  

  • Announcement written by: on Mar 15 2017, 12:19 pm

    Thermaltake TT Premium Launches TT Premium Australia

    Providing the Latest PC Mod Products for PC Enthusiasts in Australia and New Zealand

    AustraliaMarch 14h, 2017-Thermaltake, a symbol of high-end liquid cooling and case modding solutions, continues to impress fans worldwide since establishing Thermaltake TT Premium, the most professional online shop for PC enthusiasts last year. Thermaltake TT Premium has expanded its footprint to over 100 countries and territories by creating a seamless network connecting 5 major markets; the United States, Europe, Australia, Taiwan, and China (will be online in April) of seamless networking. Thermaltake TT Premium strives to provide “makers” the ultimate shopping experience by offering several customization services, and the most diverse case, liquid and air-cooling, digital and analog power supply options. With an attention to detail and focus on quality control, Thermaltake TT Premium includes several case modding products that support VR (Virtual Reality) gaming systems.Thermaltake TT Premium is the best high-end liquid cooling and case modding solutions shopping platform that provides client-tailored services and secure processing, to meet all user expectations.

    For more details on the Thermaltake TT Premium online shop please visit:

    TT Premium Global –

    TT Premium Europe –

    TT Premium Australia –    

    TT Premium Taiwan – 

    TT Premium China – Available in April, 2017

  • Announcement written by: on Mar 9 2017, 12:49 pm

    Thermaltake, the leading brand in computer hardware and CaseMod market, the introduction of the stunning also remarkable Core P5 ATX Chassis Series, Core P3 ATX Chassis Series and Core P1 Mini ITX Chassis Series since 2015 marks the beginning of a new era in Thermaltake open frame design with liquid-cooling pc cases. Today, Thermaltake has again set new milestone for the high-performance and futuristic pc chassis — the new Core P7 Tempered Glass Edition E-ATX Wall-Mount Chassis, giving users a completely new way to build and display their liquid-cooling system!

    To serve different markets, Thermaltake pushes the limit of wall-mount case to launch the Core P7 TG Full Tower Chassis, which targets towards most and all of the different segments, also boasts an enlarged 5mm thick tempered glass windowand, as the first ever in the industry, features four extended chassis installation angle options, allowing users to assemble the extended cases at a 45°/90°/180°/270° angle to the front/rear side of the main chassis; plus 3-way placement layouts(wall mountable, horizontal laying and vertical standing) and full assembly capacity and expandability for ultimate air/liquid cooling system supporting, the Core P7 TG permits users limitless potential with how they want to configure their systems. The Core P7 Tempered Glass Edition E-ATX Wall-Mount Chassis combines a striking, dynamic design with outstanding variability and high level of utility, it is now available to order from TT Premium online shops, please visit the regional websites for further information.

  • Announcement written by: on Dec 7 2016, 11:54 pm

    Mushkin Suicide Squad Giveaway


    Mushkin is currently offering a Giveaway of Suicide Squad. Get in NOW! Click here. Lots of cool stuff to get. Not just the DVD. Can’t win if your not entered. Check out the Facebook Page or link for details.

    Im in before you. hehe.